Environmentalists and rank-and-file railroad workers took to the streets protesting continued transportation of oil trains.
They plan to note that oil-laden trains are so dangerous that transporting oil across the continent by train should be severely curtailed, if not ended.
"Leaders from environmental, labor, civic, and faith groups agree: Fast Track is a bad deal for our climate and our communities."
What does it take to stop a threatening transnational corporate giant? The people of Arequipa, Peru have an answer.
It was a picture perfect Sunday for a peaceful march against the most violent instruments of war: nuclear weapons.
In the world of capitalism, King Coal, and the law, things don't always go as the people might expect.
"Had these companies shared the information they knew about the dangers of asbestos, countless lives would have been saved."
"We cannot let the new green economy be a low-wage economy, because a sustainable environment needs a sustainable economy."
In November, four workers died and one was injured at a chemical plant in La Porte, Texas after the release of a hazardous chemical.
Nurses around the nation will be on hand in New York to join with environmental, labor, health, and community activists in this action to stem the worsening climate crisis.